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In a move that bolsters its already considerable portfolio of security offerings, IBM announced it acquired the business operations of Lighthouse Security Group, LLC, a Lincoln, Rhode Island-based maker of Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions.

IBM’s purchase of Lighthouse, the security division of longtime IBM Business Partner, Lighthouse Computer Services, comes two weeks after its acquisition of CrossIdeas, a privately held Italian cyber security startup that specializes in Access Governance software to help firms manage user access to applications and data across on-premise and cloud environments. Eric Maass, Chief Technology Officer, Lighthouse Security Group, along with other Lighthouse Security employees will make the transition to IBM Lighthouse Security sells a cloud-hosted IAM gateway platform, which incorporates a full suite of functionalities based on IBM’s Security Identity and Access Management capabilities. This includes: single sign-on, user provisioning, identity lifecycle governance, enterprise user registry services, federation and user self service.

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